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HIV Testing Week

HIV Testing Week 2018

Published on Monday, 05 November 2018 in Health and wellbeing news

The HIV testing week campaign, which runs from 17 - 25 November 2018, reminds people about the importance of getting tested for HIV if they think they may have been at risk of contracting the virus.

City set for taxi licensing changes

Published on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 in Business and licensing news

Taxi drivers in Coventry could soon have to take non-cash payments as part of proposed changes to the City Council’s licensing laws.

Wi-Fi in the city centre

Early Christmas present for Coventry city centre

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Events news

In the lead up to the city’s big Christmas lights switch on, free public WiFi is now available to city centre visitors and businesses.

Coventry school becomes first school in West Midlands to be awarded Gold PGQM award

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Broad Heath Primary School in Coventry is celebrating after being announced as the first school in the West Midlands to receive the Gold Primary Geography Quality Mark.

Bearing the brunt of government cuts

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Council and democracy news

The Council is setting out its pre-budget proposals, which it hopes will mean a balanced budget for the city in 2019/20.

Regeneration plans

New-look Upper Precinct and station a step closer

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Regeneration news

Ambitious £93.8 million plans to continue the transformation of Coventry city centre and Coventry Station have been given the go ahead in the countdown to 2021 when the city is UK City of Culture.

International Men's Day

It's International Men's Day

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Public health news

Today, 19 November, marks International Men’s Day which celebrates worldwide the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities.

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A night of entertainment will launch Christmas in Coventry

Published on Friday, 16 November 2018 in Events news

Talented performers will help officially start the festivities in Coventry when they take to the stage for an evening of entertainment.

Primary Assembly - Coventry Firsts

Published on Friday, 16 November 2018 in Services for schools news

Culture Coventry museums have an exciting interactive assembly that we would like to deliver to your primary school.

Cricket at Edgwick Park

Howzat!

Published on Friday, 16 November 2018 in Leisure and culture news

A new five lane cricket net facility will soon be opening in a city park.

16 Days of Action

16 Days of Action

Published on Thursday, 15 November 2018 in Public health news

Next week, from Sunday 25 November, through until Monday 10 December, Coventry City Council will be raising awareness of Domestic Abuse through the 16 Days of Action campaign.

Pod's work highlighted in national campaign

Published on Thursday, 15 November 2018 in Community and living news

The life-changing work of The Pod is being highlighted on social media as part of a Local Government Association campaign to call for better funding for Adult Social Care.

Remembrance event

Messages of hope at remembrance service

Published on Thursday, 15 November 2018 in Community and living news

Dozens of pupils from city schools have been helping to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War in which the children of Coventry held their own service of remembrance.

City Fibre

Breaking ground on Coventry’s digital transformation

Published on Wednesday, 14 November 2018 in Community and living news

Coventry residents and their neighbouring businesses are a step closer to accessing next-generation full fibre connectivity for the very first time.

Espresso outage

Published on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 in Services for schools news

The Schools Espresso service (espresso.covlea.net) will be unavailable due to essential maintenance on Wednesday 21 November 2018. From approx 10am to 1pm.

Tile hill library autism-friendly

Autism-friendly sessions at Tile Hill

Published on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 in Community and living news

Families with autistic children can benefit from weekly activity sessions and an autism friendly environment, at Tile Hill library.

Random String Festival 2018

Random String Festival

Published on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 in Arts news

The Random String Festival arrives in the city centre this month, bringing a fun weekend of digital artworks, interactive installations and hands-on activities.

Cllr Kamran Caan, Gail Quinton, Sir Michael Marmot & Cllr George Duggins

Coventry as a Marmot City - Poverty Summit

Published on Monday, 12 November 2018 in Public health news

Today, Coventry City Council and Partners from across the city came together to hold a Poverty Summit to show how it is tackling and will continue to tackle poverty in the city.

Laptops to be donated to community groups

Published on Monday, 12 November 2018 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council has once again made a number of recycled laptops available for distribution to community groups and voluntary sector organisations across the city.

Free Radio Acorn children's hospice

Free Radio charity donates over £18,000 to help seriously ill local children

Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018 in Community and living news

Cash for Kids, the charity of radio station Free Radio, has handed over a cheque for £18,119 to Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Local clubs and organisations encouraged to be part of Coventry’s European City of Sport in 2019

Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018 in Sports news

Coventry was named as the UK’s European City of Sport for 2019.

WWI Silhouettes

Silhouettes honour city's fallen

Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018 in Community and living news

Two silhouette First World War soldiers now grace Greyfriars Green as a reminder of the sacrifice made by so many and a tribute to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

Annual Lord Mayor’s Peace Lecture 2018

Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018 in Lord Mayor news

An award-winning author and journalist will present the Lord Mayor’s Annual Peace Lecture in St Mary’s Guildhall next week.

The Pod Cafe

Pod named in top vegan guide

Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018 in The Pod news

The Pod Cafe has been named in a list of the country's best vegan restaurants by national newspaper The Guardian.

Top honour for school librarian

Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018 in Schools, libraries and learning news

School librarian, Nicki Cleveland, has made the School Library Association’s School Librarian Of The Year Honour List for her creative approach to support pupils in reading.

Corporate Games

Coventry awarded the Europe Corporate Games 2019

Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018 in Sports news

Coventry is celebrating yet another spectacular achievement in its sporting calendar as it is proud to announce securing the Europe Games.

Jayne innes and speed cameras sign

New initiative to make Coventry roads safer takes shape

Published on Wednesday, 07 November 2018 in Parking, travel and streets news

Work has started to install average speed cameras to help improve safety on two of the city’s busiest roads.

Tell us what you think about housing and homelessness in Coventry

Call for people to help shape city housing strategy

Published on Wednesday, 07 November 2018 in Housing news

Have your say on homelessness and housing in Coventry.

Diwali message

Happy Diwali!

Published on Wednesday, 07 November 2018 in Lord Mayor news

A message from the Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor John Blundell.

City centre falls silent to mark Armistice Day 2018

Published on Tuesday, 06 November 2018 in Events news

This Sunday, 11 November, sees the West Orchards Shopping Centre fall silent as 4000 poppy petals are dropped in memory of the country’s war heroes.

Coventry libraries

Roadies, Rock and Record Reads

Published on Tuesday, 06 November 2018 in Libraries news

Coventry Libraries have put together a collection of books with a musical theme, in support of the city’s rich music heritage.

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